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Backend Engineer

Amber Montreal is looking for an experienced Backend Engineer to join us. Are you ready to work in you will be working in cross-functional teams?


You will enjoy here a fresh and dynamic team where your ideas will be equally valued as your programming expertise.

Here at Amber, we are self-empowered, entrepreneurial business partners. We love working collectively and helping each other achieve greatness through our games. We constantly learn and improve ourselves because we aim high: we want to be the best. If you share our vision,  join us!

As a Back-end Engineer, you will be working in cross-functional teams to design and implement high-performance back-end solutions for our awesome games.


  • Collaborate with our DevOps team to define back-end strategy and architecture for our games
  • Create and implement back-end deployment strategies
  • Develop and maintain back-end solutions for high number of concurrent users and fast response times
  • Actively participate in sprint planning meetings
  • Ensure that all relevant parties are aligned on task specifications
  • Constantly communicate with your teammates to flag and alleviate risks
  • Help the team improve the game quality by eliminating waste from the development process
  • Design, develop, deploy and monitor backend features and APIs for our games
  • Create and maintain CI automated tests for the back-end solution
  • Document system specifications


  • 3+ years of back-end architectural design and development experience
  • Proficient with scalable server-side programming (concurrency / synchronization and distributed systems).
  • Deep knowledge of database design and optimization.
  • Strong knowledge of at least one cloud computing services like AWS, Azure or similar.
  • Strong practical knowledge of current server technologies like REST, SOAP or similar.
  • Strong knowledge of at least one mainstream server programming language like  Python, C#, Java or NodeJS.
  • Excellent level of English and French


  • Team player
  • Eager to develop yourself
  • Passionate about back-end optimization and server quality
  • Eager to explore new technologies


  • Experience with development on mobile platforms and for a high number of concurrent users
  • Practical experience with the lifecycle of a user query, from request to an API endpoint, up to updating cold storages reliably and consistently
  • Experience in collaborating with client-side engineers and implementing full-stack features (backend to client, end-to-end)
  • Experience using Automated Test framework
  • Experience with container management tools like Docker or Kubernetes
  • Experience with infrastructure automation tolls like Terraform


  • Work-From-Home position for an undetermined period due to the current Covid-19 pandemic
  • A fun and dynamic industry where you can make a difference.
  • Professional and friendly work environment.
  • Generous flex days and flex hours.
  • Vacation time.
  • Highly competitive group insurance.
  • Tele-Health services.
  • Access to training and learning programs.



Send us your application here: careers_mtl@amberstudio.com

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